I Make Typos, Get Hate Mail.

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I apologize for the typos in the previous post. I'm on double deadline with a story and a column and was a little hasty with the last post... Read more

If Bill Passes, “Creation Science” could be foisted on Indiana Students

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The struggle to keep creationism out of American public schools continues. The National Center for Science Education reports that the latest... Read more

Reader Feedback: Why Invoking Miracles Is Unlikely to Advance Science

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A reader posed an interesting question about the last column through Facebook. Why is it a "fatal flaw" if "the only way to make a theory... Read more

Amazing Evolutionary Tale of the Day: Animal Mind Control.

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Some parasites seem to cast a spell on their hosts. Even a seemlingly lowly protozoan can do all sorts of mischief including making rats fall... Read more

Feedback on Hawking's God Includes a Prayer for My Soul

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Two readers sent quick responses to the column today examining whether there's anything in cosmology to suggest design in the universe. One... Read more

Why Creationists Shouldn't Gloat about Hawking's Reference To God

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Last week some creationists celebrated an apparent triumph: Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking used the word God, possibly not in vain. The... Read more

More on Scientists vs. Journalists

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There was some confusion over the Guardian commentary piece “Nine Ways Scientists Demonstrate they Don’t Understand Journalism”... Read more

Professor Claims Evolution Acceptance a Matter of “Intuition”

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Stories about public acceptance of evolution are in abundance this week. First, an NPR blogger pondered America’s trouble with evolution... Read more